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Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
of her arrest, she was secretary of the local naacp. she had sat down on the bus before and refused to get out for what passengers. when she died in 2005, she became the first african- american woman to lie in state at the capitol rotunda. i recently sat down with jeanne theoharis, author of the book "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks." she is a professor of civil rights at brooklyn college. i began by asking her to tell us a story about rosa parks. >> this is a life story of activism. this starts decades before her starke but stand, and continues after. the story i am trying to tell in the book is that scope. her grandfather was a supporter of marcus garvey, and that is where she got her start, with her family. her mother and grandparents. they inculcate hurt in the sense of pride, the sense that you demand and expect respect from people around you. it is that spirit that she brings into the world, she married raymond parks. >> marcus garvey was? >> he headed the universal negro improvement association. he was a pan africanist and a proponent of black nationalism, black pride.
WHUT
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> harry belafonte receives the spingarn medal, the naacp's highest achievement. he was introduced at friday's award ceremony by newark mayor cory booker, the man who could become new jersey's next senator. >> one who stands and calls the conscience of this community that we have problems that are deep, we have challenges that are high, we have to understand that the urgency of our path is so here with us in the present -- past is still here with us in the present critic rex he spoke with us after was announced franklyn burke would not the boss frank lautenberg would not seek reelection. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. tens of thousands rallied on washington's national mall sunday for what organizers dubbed the largest climate rally in u.s. history. the "forward on climate" event urged the president to reject the keystone pipeline and commit the u.s. to binding limits on emissions of greenhouse gases. indigenous leaders chief jacqueline thomas and casey camp spoke. >> it puts at risk my neighbors to t
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
, classmate in a photo of the local naacp. realizing the organization was open to women she decided to attend her first meeting. the only woman there that day, she was selected secretary. she wanted to register to vote. e. nixon, an activist in the union across borders was heading up this effort. there were only 31 black people in montgomerie at that time registered to vote. nixon came by her apartment to bring her some materials and so began a partnership that would change the course of american history. she tried three times to vote. part of the process was a test, but that test was administered differently for black people than white people. on the third time she took it, sure that she had passed and the siting she would consider bringing suit if she didn't pass, she copied down all the questions and the answers. the registrar saw her. she passed the test. a final hurdle was that once you were registered people were required to pay poll taxes, not just from the year they got registered but from all the years back to when they had been ostensibly eligible to vote. $1.50 for each year
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 7:45pm EST
of money they found. nixon and rosa parks wanted to transform the naacp to a more activist branch so in 1945, nixon runs for president and wins. parks again is elected secretary. many middle class members of the ranch wanted a social club and opposed the politics and the road to the national naacp office they don't like him and they think that he's a dictator for his politics when and they try to get that shakira national office to work in. the work on the west side. she is living in the cleveland projects with her husband and then her mother moves there. nixon and parks are reelected to have the montgomery branch and come to have the conference at the naacp. it's also to sort of protest and challenge the legal inching, the prosecuting of black men for sexual fines who had either stepped out of place or were having consensual relationships with white women and so these charges were used to sort of put people back in their place. rosa parks traveled the state taking testimony and trying to get people to sign affidavits to the justice department that they would send to the national off
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 9:45am EST
a picture of johnny carr, a classmate from miss white's, in a photo of the local naacp. realizing the organization was open to women, she decided to attend her first meeting. the only woman there that day, the branch was having elections, and she was elected secretary. she wanted to register to vote. edie nixon, a sleeping carporter and active in the union for sleeping carporters, was heading up this effort. indeed, there were only 30 black people in montgomery at that time registered to vote. nixon came by her apartment to bring her some materials and so became -- and so began, excuse me, a partnership that would change the course of american history. >> he tried three times to vote -- she tried three times to vote. part of the process was a test, but that test was administered differently for black people than for white people. on the third time she took it, sure that she had passed and deciding that she would consider bringing suit if she didn't can pass, she copied down all the questions and the answers. the registrar saw her. she passed the test. a final hurdle was that once
Current
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
on sugary drinks that are more than 16-ounces. an interesting thing has happened. the naacp has come out against that soda ban. hazel dukes explains why to cnn. >> we are not for sugary drinks. we applaud the mayor when he took sugary drinks out of our public school system, but as the bans stand now it's fought a level playing field. there's an economic, the small business and the mom and pop stores in our community will be punished, while the chain stores cancel as they want to. we are saying there's a holistic approach that we need to take to obesity. >> she makes an excellent point when she points out this does impact pom and pop shops not chain stores like 7/11's, because they are regulated by the state, not the cities and counties. she makes a strong point. however, obesity impacts minorities disproportionately. it is explained how obesity impacts certain areas as opposed to others. >> where you live matters and it matters a lot. another way of putting this is that your zip code matters more than your genetic code. baltimore has a census track down near the inner harbor with a l
SFGTV
Feb 5, 2013 3:30am PST
your paycheck are you happy? the last time i said -- came here i said the naacp were at the school and someone being paid -- if it's not the naacp that is being paid through something for san francisco unified school district, so if everything is okay at mlk why is the naacp stationed there? why don't you guys do something? do the right thing. i'm not angry. i'm not. what i would like to see this board do the right thing before something happens. you lose your jobses how would you feel? how would you feel there is a major earthquake and you didn't have a job? it could happen. we are all the same. one god under the same -- i don't get it. i don't understand why you guys have all this education together. you guys can't get it right. put the degrees together. put the degrees aside. be a person. think about the children, their safety. you heard one person come in here screaming. do you care? two minutes? two minutes for what? all of the pain and suffering we experience everyday. think about the time -- >> please wrap disblup think about the pain and suffering we experience on a daily basis
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm EST
have fights or you had the naacp fighting on one side to maintain desegregation programs or expand them and then you would have a black school board member or urban league percent or group of parents on the other side saying let's get rid of this program. we want our neighborhood schools back. so i mean what they were lonely that they were not necessarily completely alone. >> host: they were also fighting these power brokers. i wonder, and maybe you can answer this the organizations are holding on to this because they think it makes policy sense or if they're holding on to the tradition. the naacp makes its bones politically. the black organizations? >> guest: yes in some ways it is interesting on the board of the naacp. there you didn't have a huge uprising when they were bringing the case he didn't have a lot of black leaders in the community saying this is the wrong thing to do but we don't come in the uprising against them there was people in the community that said yeah this hasn't really gone our way but it is an interesting question and i don't know. >> host: i don't think t
FOX News
Feb 24, 2013 3:00pm EST
record low in 2012. crime fighting tactic is under fire. naacp president accused ray kelly of fearmongering that stop and frisk has made new york city safer. a federal judge ruled last month that a key part of the city's program is unconstitutional. we're back with dan and jason riley and dorothy rebenowitz joins us. on the facts has this policy reduced crime? >> certainly. that is what the mayor believes. it's what the police commissioner believes. it's what the statistics show. a low number of hoydzs last year. in early '90s the number was around 2,000. it's saving the lives of people in most vulnerable communities. >> heather mcdonald has looked at this and if we had the same murder rate in the 1990s you are talking about 10,000 or so black men dead. >> paul: let's look at comparative murder rates versus some of the other big cities in america. new york city, per 100,000 citizens has had five murders whereas four times less than philadelphia for example or chicago. dorothy, if jason is right why any objections? >> there two rose for objection. this is shear demagoguery. let
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
we get them. >> naacp weighed nonrising violence in oakland. an 18-year-old was killed at the first private art walk festival. today the president of the naacp oakland chapter said the community has to come together to end violence. >> we believe you should not let a small group of persons prevent public celebrations and events. >> next month, first friday event will end earlier in the evening. a funeral will be held tomorrow. and oakland chapel of the chimes. >> well, long painful journey for thousands of people aboard a carnival cruise ship is finally nearing an end. this is about 15 miles off the alabama coast traveling about seven miles per hour. arrival time is 7:00 our time but then, still taking another four or five hours to get everyone off the ship. a tow line snapped leaving the ship dead in the water. that is just what was needed of course, today receiving pictures of the conditions passengers have been describing since a fire in the engine room crippled this ship. raw sewage there, passengers sleeping outside because the mess in cabins was so bad, and there is no air con
LINKTV
Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
america's police forces." after that, we will be joined by ben jealous, president and ceo of the naacp, who will talk about president obama's state of the union address proposal in dealing with obstacles to voting. back in a minute. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. our guests are former seattle police chief norm stamper and radley balko, huffington post writer, author of the forthcoming, "rise of the warrior cop: the militarization of america's police forces." >> i want to ask chief stamper, you say you have concerns about the use of these incendiary devices. of course, this is not the first time in a major high-profile police action that we have had these devices used and have raised controversy. 20 years ago this year in 1993 the fbi used incendiary devices to end their siege of the branch davidian compound in waco. at the time, authorities claimed the cult members intentionally burned down the compound rid i want to play a clip of cnn's live coverage from april 15, 1993 when that fire had j
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 10:00pm EST
took it on but it turns out that in a lot of places you had fights where you had the naacp on one side fighting to maintain decent grip grip -- desegregation programs or expand them and then he would have a black school board member or an urban league person or a group of black terence on the other side saying you know what? let's get rid of this program. we want our neighborhood schools that. so really, they were lonely but they were necessarily completely alone. >> host: almost like powerbrokers. and i guess i wonder, and maybe you can answer this. i also wonder they think it makes policy sense or because they have been ideological commitment to this approach that desegregation works? it's its own thing in its own virtue or the tradition? that naacp in many ways makes its -- on brown v. board. did you get a sense from the people, were they resentful of the black organizations? >> guest: in some ways it's interesting. i think that it became, you didn't have a huge uprising when they were praying in this case, you didn't have a lot of black leaders in the community. you definitely
MSNBC
Feb 27, 2013 10:00am PST
on this from naacp coming up. meanwhile, in capitol hill today, senator dianne feinstein told us she was determined to push ahead with her gun legislation but acknowledged it's going to be an up hill fight. it was on display when milwaukee's police chief got into an argument over background checks with lind kay graham. >> from my point of view -- >> how many cases have you made? >> it doesn't matter. it's a paper thing. i want to stop -- i want to finish the answer. >> no. >> i want to stop 76,000 people from buying guns illegally. it's what a background check does. paperwork prosecutions you are wrong. >> no expressions one way or another. let's keep it civil. senator graham and i just got recognized for civility. i know he'll keep it civil. >> joining me now chris cillizza. chris, that exchange was very, very tough, but the rest of the heari hearing included witnesses from newtown. we saw a bit of that earlier. here is another part of the emotional testimony that brought tears to dianne feinstein. >> say good-bye, i love you. he stopped and said i love mom, too. that was the la
CBS
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
governor, the naacp and prominent lawmakers behind it. >> this is a process that can't be fixed. it is broken. and it's time to end it. >> otherwise will fight to keep it, like state's attorney scott shellenberger. >> there are some heinous murders that just call out for the death penalty. reporter: lois wants law makers to understand the relief she feels now that her son's killer is dead. reporter: does his execution give you peace center >> it gave me peace in the fact that i don't have to face him anymore. i can go on with my life. reporter: erica thinks healing can begin another way. reporter: why do you think maryland will be a better place without the death penalty >> >> because we will be honoring who we are at our best. reporter: mary b but ala, wjz news. >> maryland's last execution was in 2005. there are currently 5 men on death appropriate >>> sever gary hoffman puts a valentines -- death penalty. >>> sever hoffman puts a valentine's spin on the -- sheriff hoffman puts a valentine's spin on the qec's most wanted. he will also send most women roses. >> i liked music, the atmo
NBC
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
energy. bill includes millions in grants to boost minority business involvement. the naacp is conditionally backing the bill. >> with a clear prerequisite that significant guarantees be made to minority business enterprise opportunities and demand that language be included in the bill. >> the governor was late because he was tweaking his testimony. lawmaker oopposition is fierce. his bill is the dumbest idea he is ever heard. quex the lieutenant governor testified today with an update on maryland's efforts to implement federal health care reform. the measure includes an expansion of medicaid and creates a dedicated funding streams for the maryland health benefit exchange from the existing premium tax on health insurers. it includes provisions to move in raleigh's into the exchange in a way that eases the transition an impact on rates. brown has been leading the health care reform effort for the malley administration. president obama kicks off road trip. >> he traveled to north carolina to highlight his jobs proposals. nikole killion joins us from our washington bureau. >> pres
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 4:30am EST
hundreds of slaves to freedom. maryland senator ben cardin, the naacp, and other groups today will call for federal legislation to create two national parks in her honor. one would be located in maryland and a second in new york. the and other lawmakers will introduce a senate resolution to commemorate the anniversary of her death. >> first lady michelle obama is playing host to middle school students and high school students at the white house. students from d.c. and new orleans are taking part in an interactive workshop with the cast and crew of the oscar- nominated film "beasts of the southern wild." >> today is the start of lent, leading up to easter. >> the churches across our region will hold services where a person can receive ashes on their forehead. priests from several episcopal churches will administer the ashes at metro stations for those who cannot attend. includes foggy bottom, union station, and capitol south. >> bad news for thousands of little monsters. lady gaga sustained an injury that has left her unable to walk and has postponed shows. she injured herself durin
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 12:00pm EST
doing the research, it turns out that in a whrot of places you had fights with the naacp on wane side to expand or maintain programs, and then you'd have a black school board member orer ban league person or a group of black parents on the other side saying, you know what? get rid of the busing program like we want our neighborhood schools back so, really, they were -- i mean, they were lornly, but they were not necessarily completely alone nationally. >> host: fighting against power brokers like the naacp. i wonder, and maybe you can answer this through the voice of your subjects. i also wombedder if they hold on to this because if makes policy sense? they have an ideological commitment to the approach? deseg works, multiculturalism is its own thing, its own virtue, or if they hold on to a tradition? i mean, the ncaap makes its bones politically on brown v. board 5 # 4 and 55. were any of these resentful of the black organizations for the stance they were taking? >> i mean, yes in some ways. it's interesting. i think in louisville, on the board in louisville, and there's other issues
WHUT
Feb 14, 2013 6:00pm EST
, and nasa climate scientist james hansen and former chair of the naacp julian bond. the protest was a landmark for the sierra club environmental group after its board endorsed an act of civil disobedience for the first time in its 120-year history. director michael brune was among those arrested. >> so we know we cannot win on climate change if we continue to talk about it but not do anything. so the sierra club is engaging in civil disobedience for the first time because with a moral catastrophe on our hands and need to do what we can to compel stronger, bolder action. >> we will be joined by michael brune and actress daryl hannah after the headlines. president obama as pick for treasury secretary faced questions over his wall street past at a senate confirmation hearing wednesday. jack lew defended the bonus of nearly $1 million he received while working at citigroup just a few months after the bank added taxpayer bailout worth billions. he was also a question of his investment of tens of thousands of dollars in a citigroup fund listed at a building in the cayman islands that obama
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 12:00am EST
research it turns out in a lot of places you had fights or you had the naacp on one side fighting to maintain desegregation programs or expand them and then you would have a black school board member or urban league person or a group of black parents on the other side, let's get rid of the busing program. we want our neighborhoods back. so they were lonely but not completely alone. >> host: also fighting against the power brokers, and i guess i wonder -- maybe you can answer this in the course of your subjects -- i wonder if organizations are holding on to this because it makes policy sense, they have a commitment to desegregation works, it's enthing, or if they're holding on to a tradition. the naacp in many ways makes its bones politically on brown v board. did you get a sense that people were resentful of the black organizations for the stance they were taking in. >> guest: yes, in some ways. it's interesting in louisville, for example, fran on the board, and i think that it became -- you didn't have a huge uprising in louisville when they were bringing this case you. didn't have
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 12:00am PST
base is growing, the fact of you one the naacp image award shows you the black audience is checking out the show, and i raise that because you can put dramas but appeal to people of color. that is my soap box. it shows people of color can get into drama if it is done in a way that is intriguing, which takes me back to your family. let me ask how tired you get of getting asked about your family. wyn.say the name gold wi you do not have to be a hollywood insider to know that name when you see it across the screen. are you ever incurred by its democrats not at all. when you are trying to establish your own identity, it is a weight on your shoulders you have to figure out how to carry. now that i am in the middle of my career, i feel deeply privilege to be part of a legacy like that. samuel goldwyn, talking about overcoming diversity, he left poland on foot as 14 or 15 years old, walked to america, and manage to make his way into the turn of the last century and the one of the people who started the movie business and have a 60-year career in the movie business, to be a third generation
SFGTV2
Feb 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
has been a champion and the drug policy alliance as well as the naacp. i also want to thank san francisco's district attorney george gascon who is at our public hearing at the safety committee a couple weeks back. george was there to speak on behalf of the bill we were working on together but he proactively came for this bill, s.b. 1506, to say that he's been law enforcement for 30 years and bring back 30-year experience to this consideration of this bill, and he said this bill makes sense because drug treatment works and this is in spite of the fact we'll be battling the district attorneys along with many other arms of public safety. [laughter] >> we've got the data, we've got the facts and we know this will provide great benefit to our communities, to our neighborhoods, and to all of california. thank you for your support. [applause] >> tal, i want to go back to the question that marty posed earlier, which is in effect this idea that in order to incentivize people making the decision to seek treatment that the fear of a felony conviction or possible state prison sentence could
FOX News
Feb 23, 2013 11:00am PST
, the controversial crime fighting tactic is once again underfire and last week, naacp, and ray kelly of fear mongering in the claim that stop and frisk made it safer. and a key part of the city's program is unconstitutional. we're back with dan henninger and jason riley and the editorial member dorothy rabinowicz. have it reduced the crime. >> certainly, that's what the mayor believes, the police commissioner believes and what the statistics show, last year, record low number of homicide in the early '90s around 2000 and more importantly, paul, it's saving the lives of people in the most vulnerable communities. in other words, it's saving black and latino lives and heather mcdonald of the manhattan institutes if we had the same rates as the 80's and 90's, 10,000 more men dead. and look at the murder rates versus other cities. new york city per 100,000 citizens has had five murders where about four times less than philadelphia, for example, or chicago. dorothy, so, if jason is right, why any objections? >> well, there are no reasons, no factual reasons for objection. this is she
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
of the naacp says he understands hammer's reaction. >> sometimes people get sick and tired of being stepped on, spat on, dised. far too many african americans are profiled walking and driving. >> on twitter mc hammer insin yu yaited police overreacted and later called it a teachable moment. >> for anyone with a ford vehicle there is important news tonight. an investigation is looking into problem was stalling and surging engines in nearly three quarters of a million ford and mer curries. ford is cooperating and says a throttle problem with the escape was fixed through a change in manufacturing there have been hundreds of complaints about ford's losing power at highway speed autos americans may be watching theiréyz budget but they're big spenders whit comes to pets. animal lovers pay $15 billion on care and services last year. accord together american pet products association about two thirds spent on food and traditional vet care spending on halt in a tiff care came in at more than $12 million. you may want to hold off on buying the nook for a while there. may be changes at barns a
MSNBC
Feb 24, 2013 10:00am EST
lynn eiffel, president and director of the naacp legal fund. ken is a nerdland favorite, the chief justice professor of constitutional law at nyu law school. he didn't just spring forth from a rock. here is his adviser, professor of law at yale university and nick. there's not one way to read the law. here we all are. thank you so much. i have been trying to convince my producers. it made sense to have an insider discussion that allows us to have a broad conversation about what we are facing in this court. let's start with section five. akeel, second five is about the power of congress to do something vis-a-vis the state. is that what this is about? >> exactly. the objection is, in part, you are singling out states to jump through federal hoops. the irony is the very process by what the 14th amendment the constitution was because they had rights rk voting rights and other rights, democratic rights in the process the 14thnd 15th amendments. certain states were required to jump through special hoops. the same states covered by section five of the voting act that echoes poetically the
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am EST
along with naacp president benjamin jealous are expected to testify. the current bill takes some savings of a repeal and uses it to support family members of murder victims. if passed maryland would be the sixth state to do away with the penalty. >>> some maryland lawmakers are taking heat over the way they're handling another controversial bill -- gun control. a 16-member group of delegates has been holding closed door meetings on governor o'malley's proposal. it is one of the toughest bills in the nation, calling for an assault weapons ban and the fingerprinting of licensing gun owners. house leaders say the meeting is strictly educational and is exempt from open meeting laws. a public hearing held by the senate last week drew more than 1,000 people and lasted more than eight hours. >>> this morning, an alexandria sheriff's deputy is on administrative leave a little more than a day after he shot and killed a man who apparently broke into his house. investigators say he found the intruder in his home on rosemarie drive in ft. washington just after 10:30 tuesday night. they say t
NBC
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
and national naacp president. >> a larger than usual crowd packed st. peter's basilica in vatican city today to celebrate ash wednesday. the venue drew thousands as pope benedict xvi presided over his last public mass as pontiff. the first since announcing he is retiring at the end of the month. the vatican has announced the conclave to elect a successor will start between march 15 and march 20. those not able to make it to an area at church for ash wednesday service is to give an edge of ashes on the program. several members of the episcopal clergy stood on sidewalks offering ashes. they say the program allows them to reach hundreds of people who could not otherwise participate. today marks the start of lent leading up to easter in the ash is used to start this time of reflection. >> we're trying to take the church outside a little bit so that people who have no experience with ash wednesday can get a little bit of information about what is and what it means and how it is related to easter. >> this is the second year the episcopal diocese of maryland has participated in the ashes
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
was naacp teacher of the year. the recognition is not his goal. >> really the goal is i want to change lives. my life was changed by teacher. and i know the role i was on prior to that. >> scott grew up in capitol heights maryland and went to american university on a wrestling scholarship. he works everyday to teach kids. >> meet them on their ground and say i met you halfway. i listened to you, you listen to me. >> there are students, teachers, even the superintendent makes a brief cameo in the videos. >> he's a funny guy but he makes the class more fun. i used to struggle a lot with math. now i get it. >> that is music to the ears of this teacher. in silver spring, beth parker, fox 5 news. >> since we're in that line of work, we can say that's a lot of work to put those videos together. oh, my goodness. >> congratulations. i'm a huge fan. >> best of luck to those kids. today not much of an event. >> a little bit of rain and probably will mix with snow. the most important thing is this is not going to have a big impact on the area. 48 degrees again today. and you are going to h
FOX
Feb 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
organizations including naacp and green peace attended. >> that movement is gaining momentum. >>> meanwhile, it's freezing outside and it seems to have gotten progressively colder and the wind -- >> maybe the winds are picking up. >> that is what it is. it's windchill. the winds got stronger as the day progressed and that created windchills. we talk about how gusty the winds will be but our air temperature where i said it would be. 34 degrees. the windchill is making it feel like it's in the teens. it will continue to do that in the course of the early part of the evening before we get a break from the winds. be prepared if you are heading out. i said yesterday, bundle up. satellite and radar we had a few light flurries that moved through. some of you didn't see anything. most of it to the north of us, through parts of baltimore and north. not a lot happening there. over areas of the west a different story. they are dealing with the snow accumulations there. as a result, they still have an advisory. actually it looks like it might have just dropped. it was supposed to go until 7:00. they ar
ABC
Feb 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
them. >>> new at 6:00. the president of new york's naacp said today, even members of the police force tell him they are against the controversial policy of stop and friction. that -- stop and frisk. that policy could be coming to oakland. william bratton ised a an -- advocate of stop and frisk. critics call it racial profiling. supporters say it's an effective tool in the fight against crime. >> a con vick it rapist who fled the country has been arrested in mexico. he was arrested in acapulco. convicted of rape, robbery, and burglary in fess -- fresno county in mid-december. three days after he disappeared. his father is an assistant chief with the chp was arrested for allegedly helping in the escape. two other family members were also arrested. >> we have new details about saturday's collision between a fer are and a speedboat on san francisco bay. the coast guard is now conducting interviews as part of its investigation. here the passengers are shown leaving the ms san francisco after the collision. the speedboat is now in a salvage yard. the two men aboard the vessel were injured.
SFGTV2
Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
chapter of the naacp and grateful for his leadership in all of the issues surrounding san francisco. please welcome pastor amos. >> [applause] >> thank you. mr. eric mcdonald, the moving spirit behind this initiative today, to all the memorable leaders of the city and county of san francisco gathered here, to reverend michael paf pappas serves as the executive director of the interface council, reverend mr. joseph bryant, pastor of cal vory hill and the chairperson of the rainbow push coalition of this region, mr. mayor, ladies and gentlemen, i rise to present the keynote person to speak for this press conference. i think i could best get at the task by doing what i did in elementary school. my teacher called on us invablable to do what they call "show and tell". you don't talk about anything unless you could first show something. it was back in september when i had the privilege of being a delegate at the democratic national convention, and on that monday preceding the convention african-american faith leaders gathered at the historic friendship baptist church of charlotte north ca
CNN
Feb 27, 2013 10:00am PST
texas. this is a huge issue that cannot be ignored. >> we saw the head of the naacp weighing in there outside of the courthouse. how is he responding to the case that some folks are making that it's a hold-over from the civil rights era and it's not necessary? >> here's the deal. look at last year. look at what happened when efforts were made to stop sunday voting, when you look at the changing of voting hours also in florida. all of those were efforts put in place by republican legislators after 2008. nobody can desicide that. and so, look, you can say we're not targeting any race but we know exactly what the purpose was. suzanne, one of the reasons why you saw significant black turnout in ohio and other states, people were angry last year about voter suppression efforts and what they are saying is, look, we've done well and the reason we are doing well now voting is because you have the federal government who says you've got to free clear any changes of voting in those locales. it's critically important. >> tell us what it was like before you had the voting rights act in place in 19
MSNBC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
. ryan haygood is director of the naacp legal defense and education fund. he represents parties involved in next wednesday's supreme court hearing. and julie fernandez is a former deputy assistant attorney general in the department of justice's civil rights division. she's now a senior policy analyst at the hope and society foundation. let me start with ryan, mr. haygood, on this thing, put it together. we've talked a lot about on this show which i have talked about in the last year is what i didn't like being done in my home state of pennsylvania where i came from and other states like florida where i could see what looked like clearly discriminatory efforts where you had the head of the pennsylvania legislature, the republican guy, coming out and basically saying if we get this voter photo i.d. law, we're going to win the state. in other words, it's going to discriminate against superficially democrats, but we all know he meant urban minorities. number two, you see the same thing in florida where bill clinton said it was the most flagrant case of voter suppression because african-ameri
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